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West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife

West Columbia man charged with murder in fatal shooting of wife

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged Sean Patrick Peters with murder in the shooting death of his estranged wife, Rachel Naomi Peters.   According to arrest…

Counterfeit money circulating in Ridge Spring

Counterfeit money circulating in Ridge Spring

RIDGE SPRING, S.C. – ‘Tis the season for some counterfeit crime. Counterfeit money is circulating around the CSRA, most recently in South Carolina. It’s a felony to print or pay…

Lexington County investigators arrest two credit card fraud suspects

Lexington County investigators arrest two credit card fraud suspects

  LEXINGTON, S.C. – Thanks in large part to a strong response from the public, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have identified and charged one of the individuals connected with…

Suspicious fires prompt alert in Gilbert

Suspicious fires prompt alert in Gilbert

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is encouraging residents in a Gilbert neighborhood to be on alert after a string of suspicious fires this month. “Three suspicious fires…

Lexington woman charged with attempted murder, arson in house fire

Lexington woman charged with attempted murder, arson in house fire

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Lexington County woman is facing charges after a fire destroyed a house on Rollingwood Drive.   According to arrest warrants, Monica Lynn Calderwood, 29, set fire…

Irmo man arrested on financial fraud charges

Irmo man arrested on financial fraud charges

  LEXINGTON, S.C. – An Irmo man has been charged with larceny and two counts of financial fraud after making a purchase with a stolen debit card, the Lexington County…

Gaston woman pleads guilty to Lexington courthouse bomb threat

Gaston woman pleads guilty to Lexington courthouse bomb threat

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Gaston woman pleaded guilty today to calling in a bomb threat last year to Lexington County’s Marc H. Westbrook Judicial Center. Julie Ann Riddle-Gonzalez, 64, said…

Lexington County names deputy ‘Employee of the Quarter’

Lexington County names deputy ‘Employee of the Quarter’

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department patrol deputy Derris Prater has been named the Lexington County employee of the quarter for his actions following a motor vehicle crash in…

Lexington County detectives investigating convenience store robbery

Lexington County detectives investigating convenience store robbery

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators are working to identify a suspect in an armed robbery at a Charleston Highway convenience store. Security system images show a black…

Arson was cause of fire at Columbia Farms

Arson was cause of fire at Columbia Farms

Sometime during the early morning hours on Sunday, October 11, a person or persons unknown  broke into a the Columbia Farms office building by prying  open a side door.  Once…